Weekend Edition: 5-5

Bulletin Board

  • May is World in Translation Month, where independent book stores promote literature in translation.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • The Enemy Within (“If America stopped searching for goblins under the bed, it might actually be able to reset its economic priorities and start investing in the things that would make the country stronger, more prosperous, and safer again[.]”) (via)
  • Read no evil – Senior censor defends work, denies playing Big Brother (“The censors who are responsible for censoring books and other publications do an interesting job, which becomes harder during some periods of the year, yet it seems they enjoy it.”) (via)

Blog Headline of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

Weird Shit of the Week

We’re developing a new citizenry, one that will be very selective about cereals and automobiles, but won’t be able to think.

Rod Serling, quoted in “Rod Serling: On the Way to Fame

1 comment to Weekend Edition: 5-5

  • D.E. Bishop

    It may be a long time before I go to a dentist again!

    The one about presidential races was funny.

    I like these summaries that you do. Interesting and/or weird stuff is right up my alley. Thanks.